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Poverty, the politics of impunity and the long history of US-funded oppression are creating a new wave of refugees.

Obama China

The drawbacks of Washington’s grand strategy for global dominion.

John Kerry and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

By supporting Sisi’s iron-fisted regime, Obama is playing into the hands of ISIS and Al Qaeda.

Alexis Tsipras

Greece’s anti-austerity party continues to struggle to resolve the country’s fiscal crisis.

Child soldiers in South Sudan

The US provided aid and assistance to Sudanese rebels—even as they employed child soldiers.

Rafael Correa

He played hardball with foreign creditors and stood up to Big Oil, using increased earnings to transform education and health.

Podemos supporters

Spain’s newest left party is building on local victories.

(Illustration by Allie Whitehead)

For more than two decades, impoverished indigenous people have been seeking restitution from the oil giant for polluting their region.

Obama

Critics call him timid, but the president’s foreign policy has often been too aggressive—even at the risk of our long-term national interests.

Blogs

Benjamin Netanyahu opts to welcome a likely Iran nuclear deal with a silly propaganda cartoon, exposing himself as the real joke.

July 1, 2015

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was imprisoned and repeatedly tortured by a regime Henry Kissinger supported. So why would she want to meet him?

July 1, 2015

The free market won’t break the country’s manufacturers’ reliance on forced labor, child labor, and dismal wages.

July 1, 2015

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

Taxi drivers in the sharing economy are fighting to make inroads against labor exploitation.

June 26, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

The Big Box retailer is offshoring more than jobs. 

June 22, 2015

How the “Twin Ocean Railroad” pits people against profit.

June 19, 2015